42-31159

Delivered Cheyenne 27/9/43; Gr Island 10/10/43; Wilmington 13/10/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 23/10/43; Missing in Action Munich 18/3/44 with Ron Croft, Co-pilot: Lester Krapf, Navigator: Glen Likewise, Bombardier: Jim Parker, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Hise, Radio Operator: Russ Malzahn, Waist gunner: John Harris (7 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Joe Link, Waist gunner: Chas Hagerman, Tail gunner: Frank Jurach (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, hit #1 fell behind and crashed Neiderschach, six miles NE of Villingen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 3419.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 333rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39119960
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 18 March 1944

Revisions

Date15 Nov 2022 22:54:53
ContributorAAM
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Date12 Oct 2020 22:05:55
Contributorjmoore43
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:36
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3419 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database